Job Seeker Consultant TANF in New Haven, CT at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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    New Haven, CT
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Job Description


Title: Job Seeker Consultant TANF

Job Category: Administrative/Secretarial

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Job Seeker Consultant TANF.

Are you passionate about helping others? Dont miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Job Seeker Consultant TANF Responsibilities

Job Seeker Consultant (JSC) will work with TANF customers to pre-screen and refer candidates to fill current job openings, training and/or internship opportunities. The interventions offered by the JSC are intended to increase customer engagement with the program and service plan goals. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages a caseload of participants and provides employment counseling and coaching. 
  • Delivers regular ongoing career coaching services with include but are not limited to: comprehensive assessments, one-on-one coaching,  cohort based work readiness / job club services; and assignment of sufficient countable activities to meet TANF requirements.   
  • Delivers on performance goals related to career coaching, training/internship/employment entry, and administrative timeliness and quality. 
  • Prepares, organizes, and maintains accurate, updated information in both electronic and paper formats reflecting history of training and/or employment, job readiness pre-screenings, engagement and progress in training and credential attainment; and long term employment outcomes. 
  • In coordination with business services staff, refers qualified candidates to current job opening, on-the job training, community work experience, training programs; all leading to self-sufficient employment.  
  • Works well in teams, business customers and other staff.
  • Able to communicate effectively to both oral and written.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements


  • Related Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent work experience.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated customer service skills. Familiarity with the communities being served, with knowledge and understanding of local needs and resources. Demonstrated knowledge of labor market trends. Public speaking experience. Demonstrated computer skills, with experience using Microsoft Office software programs.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.